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  • Cambridge

    The advertisement is yellowed and torn, but its message is clear. Beans canned by Cambridge's Phillips Packing Company have "that down in Dixie flavor." The statement appears below an image of a large African-American woman wearing a headscarf and holding a steaming silver platter.
  • Pam Hickman joins Democratic City-County Council At-Large ticket

    Pam Hickman joins Democratic City-County Council At-Large ticket
    Democrat Chairman Ed Treacy named small business owner Pam Hickamn as a City-County Council At-Large candidate Tuesday. Hickman will fill the ballot vacancy created by Minority Leader Joanne Sanders' withdrawal Monday. "I'm deeply committed to this...

    Book review: 'The Pale King' by David Foster Wallace

    Book review: 'The Pale King' by David Foster Wallace
    "The Pale King" is composed of parts of the "something long" on which 46-year-old David Foster Wallace was working before he hanged himself at his home in Claremont on Sept. 12, 2008. Wallace — author of fictions such as "The Broom of the System,"...

    Anti-smoking advocates celebrate in Indianapolis as bars go smoke-free

    Anti-smoking advocates celebrate in Indianapolis as bars go smoke-free
    Anti-smoking advocates celebrated Friday as approximately 300 bars and taverns in Indianapolis went smoke-free. The strengthened ordinance took effect at 6 a.m. "Today will go down in Indianapolis history. Today, we join hundreds of communities across...

    Holiday books: Fiction

    Holiday books: Fiction
    Aleph A Novel Paulo Coelho Alfred A. Knopf, $24.95 A crisis of faith prompts a man to begin a journey of self-discovery from Africa to Asia. The Angel Esmeralda Nine Stories Don DeLillo Scribner, $24 The first collection of short stories from a...